Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei is one of China's leading contemporary artists. He helped to establish the experimental artists' East Village in Beijing. He has distanced himself from the state and Olympics and is an advocate of China's political reform.

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Thursday, June 21, 2012
Ai Weiwei: To Live Your Life in Fear Is Worse Than Losing Your Freedom
A year ago tomorrow, I was released from more than two months of secret detention . Police told me today that they have lifted my bail conditions. I am happy that the year is up, but also feel sorry about it.
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